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2013 Baseball Deaths

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  • Player NameDeath DateDeath CauseAgePosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    Paul Blair2013-12-26Cardiac arrest69.328OF-3B6-0171RR1944-02-01Cushing,OK
    1961-  0-   0-NYN
    MLB1964-19801962-1980
    Mike Hegan2013-12-25Heart failure71.1571B-OF6-1190LL1942-07-21Cleveland,OH
    1961-  0-   0-NYA
    MLB1964-19771962-1977
    Gene Barisano2013-12-25-66.351SS6-0185RR1947-01-08New York,NY
    1965- 43- 728-KC1
    ---
    Tim Mosley2013-12-25-39.070P6-0180RR1974-10-16New Castle,PA
    1995- 27- 735-CHN
    A+1995-1996
    Ed Herrmann2013-12-22Prostate Cancer67.117C-DH6-1210LR1946-08-27San Diego,CA
    1964-  0-   0-MLN
    MLB1967-19781964-1978
    Bill Tremel2013-12-22-84.170P5-11180RR1929-07-04Lilly,PA
    MLB1954-19561954-1956
    Michael Murray2013-12-18-51.3551B-3B6-3205BR1961-12-28New York,NY
    1984- 22- 572-CHA
    A-1984-1984
    Dan Griffin2013-12-14-51.074SS5-10170RR1962-10-01Atmore,AL
    1981- 23- 571-SEA
    NCAA1985-1986
    Ted Persell2013-12-13Car accident39.134OF6-0185RR1974-08-01La Puente,CA
    1993- 84-1706-SDN
    ---
    Jim Burton2013-12-12-64.046P6-3195RL1949-10-27Royal Oak,MI
    1971-  1-   5-BOS
    MLB1975-19771975-1978
    Don Lund2013-12-10-90.206OF6-0200RR1923-05-18Detroit,MI
    MLB1945-19541945-1954
    Pete Naton2013-12-10-82.092C6-1200RR1931-09-09Flushing,NY
    MLB1953-19531953-1953
    Jack Fleming2013-12-09-60.337C6-3205RR1953-01-06San Diego,CA
    AAA1977-1980
    Bobby Tucker2013-12-07-62.229OF5-11180RR1951-04-22Memphis,TN
    1973- 15- 357-CHA
    ---
    Darrell Turner2013-12-06-58.251P6-3190RR1955-03-30Ocoee,FL
    1973-  2-  40-CHN
    AAA1977-1979
    Evan Chambers2013-12-02Cardiac arrest in his sleep24.253CF-RF5-11210RR1989-03-24Lakeland,FL
    2009-  3-  84-PIT
    AA2008-2013
    Lou Brissie2013-11-25-89.172P6-4215LL1924-06-05Anderson,SC
    MLB1947-19531947-1953
    Al Forman2013-11-23-85.118UMP5-11190------1928-07-27Morristown,NJ
    ---
    Mike Palagyi2013-11-21-96.139P6-2185RR1917-07-04Conneaut,OH
    MLB1939-19391939-1939
    George Werley2013-11-21-75.074P6-2196RR1938-09-08St. Louis,MO
    MLB1956-19561956-1956
    Babe Birrer2013-11-19-85.137P6-0195RR1928-07-04Buffalo,NY
    MLB1955-19581955-1958
    Zeke Bella2013-11-17Stroke83.086OF-1B5-11185RL1930-08-23Greenwich,CT
    MLB1957-19591957-1959
    Alan Drechsler2013-11-17----P6-3180BL------
    1972-  7- 126-PIT
    ---
    Rod Miller2013-11-08-73.296OF5-10160LR1940-01-16Portland,OR
    MLB1957-19571957-1957
    Ace Parker2013-11-06-101.172SS-2B6-0180RR1912-05-17Portsmouth,VA
    MLB1937-19381937-1938
    Player NameDeath DateDeath CauseAgePosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    Terry Childers2013-11-05-66.154C6-2175RR1947-06-04Huntington,WV
    1968- 28- 634-CHN
    ---
    Peter Peckham2013-11-03-62.174P6-2187LL1951-05-13Providence,RI
    1970- 15- 359-BOS
    ---
    Johnny Kucks2013-11-02Cancer80.097P6-3184RR1933-07-27Hoboken,NJ
    MLB1955-19601955-1960
    Russ Sullivan2013-11-02-90.252OF6-0196LR1923-02-23Fredericksburg,VA
    MLB1951-19531951-1953
    Tom Hinkle2013-11-02----C6-0185RR---Kansas City,MO
    ---
    Bill Currie2013-10-30-84.334P6-0175RR1928-11-29Leary,GA
    MLB1955-19551955-1955
    Mario Picone2013-10-24-87.111P5-11180RR1926-07-05Brooklyn,NY
    MLB1947-19541947-1954
    Mark Small2013-10-22-45.344P6-3205RR1967-11-12Portland,OR
    1989- 17- 438-HOU
    MLB1996-19961989-2000
    Rudy Minarcin2013-10-15-83.204P6-0195RR1930-03-25North Vandergrift,PA
    MLB1955-19571955-1957
    Wally Bell2013-10-14Heart attack48.276UMP6-2240------1965-01-10Ravenna,OH
    ---
    Mitch Cook2013-10-13-50.242P6-2192LR1963-02-13Wilmington,NC
    1981-  3-  54-CHN
    AA1981-1988
    Joey Dettrich2013-10-10-25.016P6-3165LL1988-09-23Arlington,WA
    2007- 18- 545-TBA
    A-2007-2010
    Al Ronning2013-10-10-87.019SCOUT------------1926-09-21Everett,WA
    ---
    Gary Sweezey2013-10-08-37.138P6-3200RR1976-05-22New Britain,CT
    Rk1995-1995
    Andy Pafko2013-10-08-92.224OF-3B6-0190RR1921-02-25Boyceville,WI
    MLB1943-19591943-1959
    Bob Chance2013-10-03Prostate cancer73.0221B-OF6-2219LR1940-09-10Statesboro,GA
    1961-  0-   0-SFN
    MLB1963-19691963-1969
    Julio Robles2013-10-01-55.347P6-2169RR1957-10-19San Pedro de Macoris,DR
    ---
    James Street2013-09-30Heart attack65.058P5-11175------1948-08-02Longview,TX
    1970- 31- 712-CLE
    ---
    Gates Brown2013-09-27Heart attack74.148OF-DH5-11220LR1939-05-02Crestline,OH
    1960-  0-   0-DET
    MLB1963-19751960-1975
    Bill Stewart2013-09-25-85.162OF5-11200RR1928-04-15Bay City,MI
    MLB1955-19551955-1955
    Charles Westerhouse2013-09-16-62.008P6-3205RR1951-09-08Lafayette,IN
    1969- 16- 372-ATL
    ---
    Dan Osinski2013-09-13-79.300P6-2195RR1933-11-17Chicago,IL
    1952-  0-   0-CLE
    MLB1962-19701962-1970
    Todd Zacher2013-09-02-54.015SS-3B5-11150LR1959-08-18Bowman,ND
    1981- 23- 580-SFN
    AAA1981-1983
    Frank Pulli2013-08-28Parkinson's disease78.159UMP5-11185------1935-03-22Easton,PA
    ---
    Richard Fillings2013-08-27-63.053P------LL1950-07-05Catonsville,MD
    1970-  4-  89-BAL
    NCAA1972-1972
    Player NameDeath DateDeath CauseAgePosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    George Silvey2013-08-20-102.046SCOUT5-10150L---1911-07-05---
    ---
    Rod Craig2013-08-17Murdered (Stabbed)55.217OF-DH6-1195BR1958-01-12Los Angeles,CA
    1977-  0-   0-SEA
    MLB1979-19861977-1990
    Jack Harshman2013-08-17-86.036P-1B6-2185LL1927-07-12San Diego,CA
    MLB1948-19601948-1960
    Harry Elliott2013-08-09-89.222OF5-9175RR1923-12-30San Francisco,CA
    MLB1953-19551953-1955
    Glen Hobbie2013-08-09-77.106P6-2195RR1936-04-24Witt,IL
    MLB1957-19641957-1964
    Johnny Logan2013-08-09-86.139SS-3B5-11175RR1927-03-23Endicott,NY
    MLB1951-19631951-1963
    Babe Martin2013-08-01-93.125OF-1B5-11194RR1920-03-28Seattle,WA
    MLB1944-19531944-1953
    Frank Castillo2013-07-28Drowned44.117P6-1190RR1969-04-01El Paso,TX
    1987-  6- 140-CHN
    MLB1991-20051987-2008
    Drungo Hazewood2013-07-28Cancer53.329OF6-3210RR1959-09-02Mobile,AL
    1977-  1-  19-BAL
    MLB1980-19801977-1983
    George Scott2013-07-28Complications from Diabetes69.1261B-3B6-2215RR1944-03-23Greenville,MS
    1962-  0-   0-BOS
    MLB1966-19791962-1979
    Bob Savage2013-07-26-91.237P6-2180RR1921-12-01Manchester,NH
    MLB1942-19491942-1949
    Jim McNally2013-07-25----UMP---------------Quincy,MA
    ---
    Sam Perry2013-07-21-24.262IF6-1185RR1988-10-31Dothan,AL
    Indy2008-2012
    Nelson Gibson2013-07-18-66.290P6-3180RR1946-10-01Hartsville,SC
    1968- 24- 552-SE1
    NCAA1966-1968
    Marv Rotblatt2013-07-16-85.271P5-7160BL1927-10-18Chicago,IL
    MLB1948-19511948-1951
    James Davis2013-07-16-60.338P6-1198LL1952-08-11Camden,NJ
    1971- 25- 575-CHA
    ---
    Dick Wieczezak2013-07-15-69.263SS6-0180BR1943-10-25Passaic,NJ
    1967-  4-  63-PIT
    ---
    Matt Batts2013-07-14-91.271C5-11200RR1921-10-16San Antonio,TX
    MLB1947-19561947-1956
    Andy Pienovi2013-07-11-90.186SCOUT------------1923-01-06Portland,OR
    ---
    Dick Gray2013-07-08-81.3623B-SS5-11165RR1931-07-11Jefferson,PA
    1952-  0-   0-BRO
    MLB1958-19601958-1960
    Jose Sosa2013-06-29-60.182P5-11158RR1952-12-28Santo Domingo,DR
    1970-  0-   0-HOU
    MLB1975-19761975-1978
    Justin Miller2013-06-26-35.303P6-2195RR1977-08-27Torrance,CA
    1997-  5- 162-COL
    MLB2002-20101977-2011
    Adam Elliott2013-06-25-29.089P6-2200BR1984-03-27Santa Monica,CA
    2002-  6- 177-NYN
    A2002-2004
    Gene Freese2013-06-19Natural causes79.1623B-2B5-11175RR1934-01-08Wheeling,WV
    MLB1955-19661955-1966
    Jack Lee2013-06-17-81.026SCOUT------------1932-05-21Bowling Green,MO
    ---
    Player NameDeath DateDeath CauseAgePosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    Stan Lopata2013-06-15Heart ailment87.276C-1B6-2210RR1925-09-12Delray,MI
    MLB1948-19601948-1960
    Billy Williams2013-06-12-79.364OF6-3195LR1933-06-13Newberry,SC
    1954-  0-   0-CLE
    MLB1969-19691969-1969
    Hank Landers2013-06-09-52.059OF-3B6-2195RR1961-04-11Somerville,MA
    1982- 12- 313-MIL
    A1982-1983
    Clifford Shanks2013-06-08Unexpectadly41.2823B-1B6-2195RR1971-08-30Jackson,MS
    Rk1993-1995
    Elmer Guckert2013-06-06-84.142UMP6-2215------1929-01-15Pittsburgh,PA
    ---
    Mike Oates2013-05-29-64.239P6-4200RR1948-10-01Glen Ellyn,IL
    1966-  3-  53-CIN
    ---
    Larry Johnson2013-05-26-62.282C-OF6-0185RR1950-08-17Cleveland,OH
    1968-  9- 186-CLE
    MLB1972-19781968-1981
    Jason Ellis2013-05-25-33.245C-1B5-11190RR1979-09-22Cincinnati,OH
    Rk2003-2004
    Sandy Guerrero2013-05-23-47.0472B-3B5-11160LR1966-04-06Santo Domingo,DR
    AA1984-2002
    Cot Deal2013-05-21-90.118P5-10185BR1923-01-23Arapaho,OK
    MLB1947-19541947-1954
    Neil Chrisley2013-05-18-81.153OF-1B6-3187LR1931-12-16Calhoun Falls,SC
    MLB1957-19611957-1961
    Frankie Libran2013-05-16Complications from diabetes67.010SS6-0168RR1946-05-06Mayaguez,PR
    1968-  0-   0-CHN
    MLB1969-19691969-1969
    Red Robbins2013-05-14-84.353SCOUT------------1928-05-25---
    ---
    Mike Davison2013-05-11-67.280P6-1170LL1945-08-04Galesburg,IL
    1964-  0-   0-BAL
    MLB1969-19701969-1970
    Len Yochim2013-05-11-84.207P6-2200LL1928-10-16New Orleans,LA
    MLB1951-19541951-1954
    Scott McGahan2013-05-07-57.238OF6-2190RR1955-09-11Miami,FL
    A+1978-1978
    Joe Astroth2013-05-03-90.244C5-9187RR1922-09-01East Alton,IL
    MLB1945-19561945-1956
    Jake Eliopoulos2013-04-29Suicide21.339P6-3185LL1991-05-25Kiev,UE
    2011- 43-1309-TOR
    ---
    Leon Filbeck2013-04-28-63.169P6-2205RR1949-11-10Santa Ana,CA
    1968-  5-  89-CLE
    ---
    Brad Lesley2013-04-27Kidney failure54.228P6-6230RR1958-09-11Turlock,CA
    1978-  1-   9-CIN
    MLB1982-19851978-1985
    Rick Camp2013-04-25-59.319P6-0198RR1953-06-10Trion,GA
    1974-  7- 149-ATL
    MLB1976-19851974-1985
    Jack Daniels2013-04-16-85.116OF5-10165LL1927-12-21Chester,PA
    MLB1952-19521952-1952
    Grady Hatton2013-04-11-90.1863B-2B5-9175LR1922-10-07Beaumont,TX
    MLB1946-19601946-1960
    Gregory Maysonet2013-04-10-48.276P5-10180RR1964-07-07Miami,FL
    A+1986-1988
    Justin Hancock2013-04-07Bone cancer33.0273B-OF6-2190RR1980-03-10Tampa,FL
    2002- 15- 444-ANA
    A2001-2004
    Player NameDeath DateDeath CauseAgePosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    Bob Smith2013-04-01-82.059P6-1190RL1931-02-01Woodsville,NH
    MLB1955-19591955-1959
    Bob Turley2013-03-30Liver cancer82.192P6-2215RR1930-09-19Troy,IL
    MLB1951-19631951-1963
    Gus Triandos2013-03-28-82.241C-1B6-3215RR1930-07-30San Francisco,CA
    MLB1953-19651953-1965
    Lou Sleater2013-03-25Lung disease86.198P5-10185LL1926-09-08St. Louis,MO
    MLB1950-19581950-1958
    Carlos Fortuna2013-03-24Cancer22.358P6-2185RR1990-03-31La Romana,DR
    Rk2008-2009
    Virgil Trucks2013-03-23-95.331P5-11198RR1917-04-26Birmingham,AL
    MLB1941-19581941-1958
    Garry Conn2013-03-20-58.034P6-2200RR1955-02-14Flint,MI
    1973-  3-  51-MIL
    AA1977-1977
    Earl Hersh2013-03-18-80.300OF6-0205LL1932-05-21Ebbvale,MD
    1953-  0-   0-MLN
    MLB1956-19561956-1956
    Ducky Detweiler2013-03-13-94.0263B5-11178RR1919-02-15Trumbauersville,PA
    MLB1942-19461942-1946
    Gary Balla2013-03-12-56.276P6-4215RR1956-06-09Watsonville,CA
    1976- 15- 174-CAL
    A1977-1978
    Ray Martin2013-03-07-87.359P6-2177RR1925-03-13Norwood,MA
    MLB1943-19481943-1948
    Jake Striker2013-03-07-79.135P6-2200LL1933-10-23New Washington,OH
    1952-  0-   0-CLE
    MLB1959-19601959-1960
    Carl Thomas2013-03-07-80.283P6-5245RR1932-05-28Minneapolis,MN
    1956-  0-   0-CLE
    MLB1960-19601960-1960
    Tom Borland2013-03-02-80.016P6-3172LL1933-02-14El Dorado,KS
    1955-  0-   0-BAL
    MLB1960-19611960-1961
    Mike Moran2013-03-02-60.063IF5-9160RR1952-12-28Biloxi,MS
    1973-  8- 173-CLE
    ---
    Jerry Turk2013-03-01-66.201P6-2162RR1946-08-12Macon,GA
    1968-  6-  98-CIN
    ---
    Yo-Yo Davalillo2013-02-28-81.243SS5-3140RR1931-06-30Caracas,VZ
    MLB1953-19531953-1953
    Moon Mullen2013-02-28-96.0182B-3B5-9165LR1917-02-09Olympia,WA
    MLB1944-19441944-1944
    Mario Ramirez2013-02-22-55.163SS-2B5-9159RR1957-09-12Yauco,PR
    1979-  3-  69-SFN
    MLB1980-19851976-1986
    Neil Wilson2013-02-20-77.251C6-1175LR1935-06-14Lexington,TN
    1956-  0-   0-NY1
    MLB1960-19601960-1960
    Danny Huffstickler2013-02-12ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease)55.0573B6-0180RR1957-12-17Shreveport,LA
    A-1979-1979
    Jake Thies2013-02-10-86.315P5-11170RR1926-04-01St. Louis,MO
    MLB1954-19551954-1955
    Mike Drewett2013-02-08-60.3603B6-3194RR1952-02-14Baton Rouge,LA
    1970- 12- 277-CHA
    ---
    Steve Demeter2013-02-03-78.0073B5-9185RR1935-01-27Homer City,PA
    1953-  0-   0-DET
    MLB1959-19601959-1960
    Tony Pierce2013-01-31-67.002P6-1190RL1946-01-29Brunswick,GA
    1964-  0-   0-KC1
    MLB1967-19681967-1968
    Player NameDeath DateDeath CauseAgePosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    Fred Whitfield2013-01-31Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma75.0241B6-1190LL1938-01-07Vandiver,AL
    1956-  0-   0-PIT
    MLB1962-19701962-1970
    Brian Rose2013-01-31----COACH------------------
    ---
    George Witt2013-01-30-79.082P6-3200RR1933-11-09Long Beach,CA
    MLB1957-19621957-1962
    Earl Williams2013-01-28acute myeloid leukemia64.197C-1B6-3220RR1948-07-14Newark,NJ
    1965-  1-   6-MLN
    MLB1970-19771966-1977
    Chuck Hinton2013-01-27Complications from Parkinson's Disease78.269OF-1B6-1197RR1934-05-03Rocky Mount,NC
    1956-  0-   0-BAL
    MLB1961-19711961-1971
    Barney Mussill2013-01-27-93.118P6-1200RL1919-10-01Bower Hill,PA
    MLB1944-19441944-1944
    Ed Bouchee2013-01-23-79.3221B6-1205LL1933-03-07Livingston,MT
    MLB1956-19621956-1962
    Milt Bolling2013-01-19-82.163SS-2B6-1180RR1930-08-09Mississippi City,MS
    MLB1952-19581952-1958
    Stan Musial2013-01-19Natural causes92.059OF-1B6-0175LL1920-11-21Donora,PA
    MLB1941-19631941-1963
    Earl Weaver2013-01-19Heart attack82.158MGR------RR1930-08-14St. Louis,MO
    ---
    Bill Glynn2013-01-15-87.1691B-OF6-0190LL1925-07-30Sussex,NJ
    MLB1949-19541949-1954
    Enzo Hernandez2013-01-13Suicide63.335SS-OF5-8155RR1949-02-12Valle De Guanape,VZ
    1967-  0-   0-HOU
    MLB1971-19781967-1978
    Michael Brown2013-01-13-36.092P6-4200RR1976-10-13Knoxville,TN
    1996- 32- 964-TBA
    Rk1996-1998
    Bubba Harris2013-01-12-86.331P6-4204RR1926-02-15Sulligent,AL
    MLB1948-19511948-1951
    Sean Toerner2013-01-12-53.1662B-SS5-11168RR1959-07-30Reseda,CA
    1980- 18- 449-SFN
    AA1981-1983
    Fred Talbot2013-01-11-71.197P6-2195RR1941-06-28Washington,DC
    1959-  0-   0-CHA
    MLB1963-19701963-1970
    Jim Cosman2013-01-07Alzheimer's69.322P6-4211RR1943-02-19Brockport,NY
    1962-  0-   0-SLN
    MLB1966-19701966-1970
    Joe Padilla2013-01-05-48.288UMP------------1964-03-22Silver City,NM
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